Sports A Field

Use Enough Scope

But not too much!

Bring or Borrow?

Is it better to bring your own rifle on an overseas hunt, or borrow one?

The Lion's Breath

With a lion just inches away, a hunter faces his darkest fears.

Not Just a Guy Thing

Women are taking to the hunting fields in increasing numbers.

Standard Solutions

Do you really need a magnum cartridge? The old standards still serve us well.

Red Stags of the Rakaia

Hunting free-range red stags and fallow deer in New Zealand.

Land of Enchantment

A pronghorn hunt on the high plains of New Mexico.

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Working for Wild Sheep

Good news and bad news from sheep country.

Although North American sheep populations are strong, a serious respiratory disease now threatens Dall sheep in Alaska.

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You Don’t Know What You’ve Got Till It’s Gone

The decline in hunter numbers over the last five years is sparking concern about the funding model for wildlife conservation.

With fewer young hunters entering the field, who will pay for conservation in the future?

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Elephants, Science, and Politics

Elephants in Zimbabwe are under threat from the very efforts intended to save them.

Hysteria over elephant imports is making matters worse, not better, for wildlife managers in this country.

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Remembering Bill Quimby

International hunter and bestselling author of outdoor books has died at the age of eighty-one.

This writer, editor, and conservationist left his mark on the outdoor world.

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Telling Our Story

Hunters in two states are funding pro-hunting public relations campaigns in an effort to beat the antis at their own game.

A group called the Nimrod Society is urging other states to adopt a similar model and help spread the word.

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Decline of a Wilderness Icon

What’s behind the alarming decline of caribou in North America?

Caribou numbers are down across most of their range, and scientists are trying to figure out why.

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Henry Lawton’s Winchester 1886

One of the most expensive rifles ever sold belonged to the cavalry officer who captured Geronimo.
The rifle was sold by Rock Island Auction in 2016.

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Supporting Conservation Force

Sports Afield is proud to be a corporate sponsor of Conservation Force.

Conservation Force has been protecting and serving wildlife and the hunting community for decades.

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Sports Afield SHOT Show Party

Scenes from our annual SHOT show cocktail party.

Sports Afield contributors, partners, advertisers and licensees gathered for a fun evening in Las Vegas.

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